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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SUR 1510 - Surveying I

Credits: 4

Prerequisite(s): CET 1100 and high school or college trigonometry or MTH 1400 with grades of “C” or better, or Permission of instructor

Description: This is an introductory course in elementary surveying. Students acquire a knowledge of the theory of measurements, methods of collecting and recording data, reduction of observations of angles, directions, distances and differences in elevation; the computation and adjustment of traverses; the use of data collectors and interfacing with CAD software; construction stakeout employing coordinate geometry and CAD output; and the methods of computing coordinate geometry and areas. Field work includes use of transits, total stations, electronic distance meters, surveyors’ tapes, differential levels and data collectors.

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